Ljubljana, 2 December 2016 – in August, the Slovenian Tourist Board (STB) suggested Slovenia as a candidate for the World Legacy Award, a prize awarded by National Geographic. ... more
The candidacy was successful and yesterday, on 1 December, National Geographic announced Slovenia as one of the finalists. Slovenia is competing for the award alongside two other shortlisted countries, the USA and Kenya.
30 November 2016 – According to provisional data provided by the Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia (Statistični urad RS – SURS) , Slovenian ... more
tourism recorded a 9% increase in tourist arrivals from January, up to and including October, and a 7% increase in overnight stays compared to the same period in 2015. Therefore, the positive trend in the arrival of foreign and domestic tourists in Slovenia continues and another record year of Slovenian tourism can be predicted.
Slovenia is being presented at the World Travel Market in London as an active and sporty destination offering great conditions for outdoor sports, with a modern and diverse ... more
infrastructure for athletes in various sporting disciplines. Join representatives of British and global media at the easily-recognisable wooden Slovenian stand at the Slovenian breakfast. The participants will be addressed by Maja Pak, the Director of the Slovenian Tourist Board, Tina Maze, the best female skier in the world, and Luka Å pik, Olympic rowing champion. Read more in the attached press releases.
Ljubljana, 21 October – Yesterday evening in New York City, the Slovenian Tourist Board, in cooperation with the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia in the USA, organised a presentation of Slovenia as a tourist ... more
destination. At the “Taste Slovenia” business event, representatives of selected American tourist agencies and tour operators, key tourism and lifestyle media and opinion leaders in the field of tourism got to know Slovenia through the ultimate culinary experience with Ana Roš and through tasting of Slovenian wines.
In the past few days, the Slovenian Tourist Board has hosted world renowned foreign chefs and a group of gastronomy opinion makers, journalists and photographers. Top Slovenian ... more
chefs – Ana Roš, Janez Bratovž, Uroš Štefelin, Bine Volčič, Luka Košir and Matej Tomažič – led them through the world of Slovenian gastronomic diversity and its ingredients. They also met some Slovenian winemakers and local food producers.
In the first eight months, a 10% increase in the number of tourists visiting Slovenia. Provisional data by the Statistical Office of The Republic of Slovenia (SORS) ... more
regarding tourist overnight stays from January up to and including August show an 8% increase in tourist arrivals and a 6% increase in overnight stays compared to the same period in 2015. The positive trend of growth in the number of domestic and international tourists continues. Photo: Ana Pogačar
Ljubljana, 28 September – Slovenia became the first green country in the world when it scored 96 points from a total of 100, and was the first nation to participate in a comprehensive assessment as per the Global ... more
Destinations criteria and thus became a role model for the entire world.